Committee of the Whole Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
December 6, 2012
10:00 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall
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Committee Members Present: Council Members Lilligren (Chair), Glidden (IGR Chair), Reich, Gordon, Hofstede, Johnson, Samuels, Goodman, Schiff, Tuthill, Quincy, Colvin Roy and Hodges - (quorum 7)
Council Committee Coordinator: Irene Kasper (612) 673-2219
Department of Neighborhood & Community Relations
Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee Items
IGR staff update.
Staff Report: FY2012-2013 Forecast & Change.
Action Taken: Received & filed.
Resolution Supporting Shifting Federal Funding Priorities from Military Operations to meeting the needs of Local Communities.
Staff Report: Federal Budget RCA; Federal Budget Resolution
Action Taken: Approved resolution, with additional authors Hofstede, Colvin Roy, Tuthill, Johnson, Samuels & Goodman.
5. 2012 General Election Report:
Subject matter of policy recommendations outlined in the State Legislative Platform section of the report for consideration for inclusion in the 2013 state legislative agenda.
Elections Cmte Action Taken 12/3/2012: Received & filed "2012 Presidential General Election: An Analysis & Recommendations" report; referred policy recommendations; & approved directions to staff as follows: 1) Direct staff to work with Council Members and key community stakeholder groups as part of the proposed Elections Accessibility Plan recommended by the Elections Division to review all polling place locations to identify and address potential barriers and challenges, and to identify potential new locations, which can include more than one polling place per precinct or additional precincts, for the most problematic precincts that were identified in the analysis of the 2012 Presidential election; 2) Direct staff to meet with the County officials to clarify the timeline and process for the purchase of new equipment for the 2013 election and report back to the Elections Committee no later than February 22; 3) Direct staff to develop budget recommendations for funding the Elections Division for the elections after 2013, including 2014 and 2016, that would provide adequate resources for outreach, judge recruitment and training, and the implementation of other improvements outlined in the 2012 Presidential General Election report of December 3, 2012.
Staff Report: 2012 General Election RCA; 2012 General Election Report and Analysis; Minneapolis City Map, Precinct Analysis, Voter Turnout Maps, Election Judge Training Handout, 2012 Election Equipment Testing Schedule; PowerPoint Presentation
Action Taken: Received & filed (Policy recommendations included in Item #2).
Reports of Committees
- Community Development
- Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health
- Regulatory, Energy & Environment
- Transportation & Public Works
- Ways & Means/Budget
- Zoning & Planning
The Reports of Committees portion of the agenda is an opportunity for Council Members to review the recommendations from each committee coming forward to the full Council meeting the following day for consideration. There are no actions taken during this portion of the meeting, and no public comment is allowed. The agendas for each committee bringing forward a report are linked to this document electronically.
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.
Next Committee Meeting: 12/13/2012
Next Council Meeting: 12/7/2012
Pursuant to Council rules, Committee Actions referred to the Council Meeting on 12/14/2012
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